You may be fond of cats but perhaps you may not be aware of the predatory nature of the felines and the number of animals a cat kills on an average -- thus being harmful to local wildlife, reveals a new study.
With tiger experts raising doubts about the presence of big cats in Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal, authorities have decided to improve habitat, prey base and ensure protection in the reserve before considering their relocation in it.
Great One-Horned Rhinos in Assam's Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is faced with threat of extinction within 30 years if the authorities fail to crack down on poaching with all the powers at their disposal, warns a UN body.
Millions of baby turtles have broken out of their eggshells and crawled towards the serene seawaters off Gahirmatha coast in Odisha's Kendrapara district, marking the culmination of annual sojourn of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles since last week.
The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount available in two weeks.
The Uttarakhand government has decided to set up a high-level committee to check rising incidents of human-animal conflict in areas adjacent to forest areas and suggest a mechanism to curb it, an official said on Thursday.
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Environment Ministry and Uttarakhand government to ensure that no "illegal and unscientific" sand mining is being carried out in Haridwar district.
Bhitarkanika National Park officials have rescued an endangered barn owl, which is a scheduled animal under the Wildlife Act, from a house in the village near to the forest in Odisha's Kendrapara district.
People present at a court here were surprised when four-five men brought a stuffed Royal Bengal tiger inside the court complex on Monday to be presented before a magistrate in a case of possession of illegal wildlife articles.
Poachers have turned conservationists in the Sunderbans, giving a ray of hope to conservationists for saving the world's largest mangrove forest which is facing threat from rising sea level and climate change and the wildlife there.